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Survival in an infant with a prenatally diagnosed Meckel syndrome variant.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8476485     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
An infant with occipital encephalocele and unilateral multicystic kidney, diagnosed prenatally, was considered to have a variant of the Meckel syndrome (MS). This case is exceptional in that the infant was alive and healthy following surgical repair of the encephalocele, with normal function of the unaffected kidney, at age 5 months. Based on this experience, in fetuses or infants with MS, thorough evaluation of both kidneys is imperative prior to suggesting either termination of pregnancy, or withholding of life-sustaining medical treatment in infants already delivered.
Authors:
M Kaplan; Z Ben-Neriah; R Achiron
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  American journal of perinatology     Volume:  10     ISSN:  0735-1631     ISO Abbreviation:  Am J Perinatol     Publication Date:  1993 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-05-24     Completed Date:  1993-05-24     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8405212     Medline TA:  Am J Perinatol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  172-4     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neonatology, Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Jerusalem, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Encephalocele / ultrasonography*
Female
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Middle Aged
Polycystic Kidney Diseases / ultrasonography*
Pregnancy
Syndrome
Ultrasonography, Prenatal*

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